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“The Environmental Justice Research Lab is led by Dr. Jill Johnston. Dr. Johnston engages in collaborations with grassroots organizations to conduct community-engaged action-oriented research at USC to support environmental justice. She works towards strong partnership with local organizations, community health promotores, policymakers and residents to address air pollution, upstream oil and gas extraction and incompatible land use.The lab focuses on low-income communities of color, develops novel methods to assess exposures and measure health outcomes among populations impacted by industrial pollution and burdened by multiple social and economic stressors. Together with her team, they conduct a series of workshops, trainings, and create resources to disseminate research and increase environmental health literacy.”